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August 14, 2014

Learning and leading – both of these terms describe what it is to be an Eco-Rep at Penn. Eco-Reps are volunteers who educate, engage, and empower others in sustainability in...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Congratulations to ISC Computer Operations for being the first Level 4 Green Office certified under the new Green Office 2.0 guidelines. “Reaching Level 4 certification is a great achievement in...Read more »

August 14, 2014

Farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, breads and baked goods, and gourmet chocolates are just a sampling of the tasty offerings available at the farmers market located centrally on campus near the...Read more »

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August 11, 2014

Two University of Pennsylvania building projects have received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council: ...Read more »

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July 18, 2014

Apply Now! Applications accepted for 2014-2015 Eco-Reps programs for students and staff/faculty.Read more »

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June 18, 2014

Today, June 18, from 3PM –6PM is expected to be a “RED” day.  That means, it is very likely that one of the summer’s peak 5 hours of electricity use will occur...Read more »

May 7, 2014

Anyone at Penn interested in buying into a seasonal farm share is invited to consider Delaware Valley Farm Share

Delivery is every other week, June 19 to mid-October...Read more »

May 5, 2014

Penn Police, along with Drexel, UCD, and AlliedBarton, will be conducting a Penn Bike to Work Ride next Thursday, May 8, in support of Bike to Work Week. The ride...Read more »

May 5, 2014

Four Penn students will assist faculty in bringing themes of environmental sustainability into their course content, courtesy of the university’s Green Campus Partnership.Read more »

April 25, 2014

For the second year in a row, the Penn Athletics Eco-Reps are working to "green" Penn Relays. This year's effort is even bigger and better than before thanks to the...Read more »

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40% by 2014 is Penn's five-year goal for recycling paper, cardboard, and commingled materials.

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